Guggul for Hypercholesterolemia

Kelly M. Shields, Pharm.D., Michael P. Moranville, Pharm.D. degree candidate


American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 2005;62(10):1012-1014. 

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The dosages of guggul used in clinical trials have varied greatly, as has standardization. A normal dosage of guggul extract for hypercholesterolemia would range from 75 to 150 mg of standardized guggulsterones orally daily. However, 1000-2000 mg of guggul given multiple times daily has been used.[1,2]


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